December 5, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Pennsylvania Senate Candidate Fetterman Needs Computer to Process Audio in First In-Person Interview Since Stroke

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman used a computer to process audio in his first in-person interview since suffering a stroke earlier this year.
Fetterman, a Democrat running for U.S. Senate, was seated behind an Apple computer, which he looked at after a reporter asked him a question, to read audio converted into text, according to video of the interview, which was conducted on Oct. 7 and released on Oct. 11.
“Because of his stroke, Fetterman’s campaign required closed captioning technology for this interview to essentially read our questions as we asked them,” Dasha Burns, the NBC interviewer, said on air. “In small talk before the interview without captioning, it wasn’t clear he was understanding our conversation,” she added later. A spokesperson for Fetterman’s campaign told The Epoch Times via email that Fetterman has been transparent about needing closed captioning to “be precise and avoid missing words.”…
Source: The Epoch Times